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New Tag for Thornwatch?

Can we get a tag for the Thornwatch boardgame? https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/159011/thornwatch Thornwatch - How does paying for Hero Actions work?
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How to handle tagging for Pandemic Legacy season 2?

In a few weeks, Pandemic Legacy Season 2 will be released. Based on the previews, it is pretty much an entirely different game from either Pandemic or Pandemic Legacy season 1. This is quite different ...
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Should a “Poker Dice” tag exist?

Recently, I posted a post about Poker Dice, but I had to resort to the combination [poker][dice]. Poker has nothing to do with this. Dice barely has anything to did with this. Therefore, I think that ...
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How should a tag and tag wiki for “En Garde!” be written since there are 5 games with the same name, and the question is not about the most popular?

We have a question In the game "En Garde!" - How do optional routines work?, which has had its tag en-garde removed before because no tag wiki was created. I decided that I was willing to ...
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Remove 'ethics' tag?

There are only 4 questions tagged ethics in 2 years, all by the same user. There is no usage guidance for this tag, and all four questions are about the card game bridge, making the intended scope ...
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Do we want to have an end-game tag?

It looks like a new tag has been created for end-game, and it has been added to a bunch of existing questions about a variety of games. Is this a tag we want? In general I think we avoid these "meta-...
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Rename tag [marvel-dice-masters] to [dice-masters]

We currently have two questions with the tag marvel-dice-masters. Since this game came out, it's been expanded beyond Marvel's properties to include DC and D&D properties too. All properties are ...
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Tags concerning specific aspects of a game

I just asked a question on Dominion card/board game, and I introduced a tag dominion-attack-reaction to describe this particular aspect of the game mechanics. Is this kosher? I see tags mostly being ...
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Game specific tags

Stackoverflow model disallow user from creating tags belove some quite high reputation level. But this particular site really need specific tags for more or less popular games. I would like to propose ...
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Are tags mysteriously disappearing?

In the light of Pat's competition to improve the site, I've been reading, editing and voting on some of the older questions. I've recently come across two that already had edits saying they were ...
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How does this question have the same tag twice?

This question shows as having rules, agricola, and rules. When I tried to edit the question to remove one of the duplicates, it only showed one instance of the duplicate. Why is the question showing ...
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Meta tags 'R Us! [closed]

Background info on what meta tags are is on the StackExchange Blog. The Story so far: We've had a meta tag problem for a while. Perhaps since the origin of the site. Over the last few months I've ...
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Re-tag for Warhammer 40K Questions

A new edition of Warhammer 40K came out over the weekend. We should probably re-tag most of the old questions as 5th edition to distinguish them from newer 6th edition questions. Thoughts? Edit: I'...
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How should we tag Rex: Last Days of an Empire questions?

I've got a Rex question, but rex-final-days-of-an-empire is too long - what should we use as the tag? Some possibilites would be rex-final-days, rex-final-days-empire, and rex-fdoae. I used rex-final-...
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When are “sub-tags” appropriate?

Stackoverflow uses a lot of "sub-tags" as I call them, for example c#-4.0 that help add value to the question by letting you search for specific information that wouldn't really work as a combination ...
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Some non-game specific questions have specific games as answers. Should these questions get game-specific tags?

Some non-game specific questions have specific games as answers. Should these questions get game-specific tags with each new game-specific answer? I think people interested in a specific game stand a ...
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What shall we call the tag for Sid Meier's Civilization: The Board Game (2010)?

After editing, this question makes it clear that it is about Sid Meier's Civilization: The Board Game, the 2010 version from Fantasy Flight Games, not the 2002 version (the rather similarly named Sid ...
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Should genre tags be used on game-specific questions?

A recent question about Magic was tagged with both magic-the-gathering and trading-card-game. I definitely understand the first tag, but I wonder if the second one is appropriate on a game-specific ...
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How did we get all these untagged questions?

There are right now 15 questions with the only tag of untagged, linked here. Some of these actually had tags at one time. What happened here? Please note I'm cleaning some of these up, though I don'...
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Games-specific tagging convention.

We already have lots of tags for specific games, but if we generate the levels of traffic we'd like to generate, then we're likely to find that for the most popular games people will want/need game-...
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Dominion Card Specific Tags

I'm wondering... Should specific tags should be allowed. Ie. dominion-card-loan or something like that. It would generate a lot of extra tags, but I would love to be able to click on a card specific ...
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Should we use the tag delete-me or remove-this-tag?

Based on a discussion about how to remove prosaic tags, I implemented the delete-me tag as suggested by Pat. Right after I suggested the first delete-me tag synonym (starting with card-games) and ...
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Do we have an official position on the meta-tag question?

There was a lot of discussion and disagreement about meta-tags here, but it doesn't seem like a consensus was reached. A recent question of mine just had the board-games tag added. My preference is ...
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Per game tagging and new users

Now that we're in public beta, you need 150 rep to create a new tag. We recommend that any question that's specific to a particular game should have that game's name as a tag. If you're a new user ...
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Use specific game tag when question is not directly about that game?

Some questions are not strictly about a specific game X, but about other games like it. They may be tagged with that game's name. E.g.: Card Games with clear cards similar to "Gloom" Others don't ...
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What is the preferred format for tagging expansions?

I noticed there are currently tags like catan-cities-and-knights and dominion-alchemy, but also seafarers-of-catan and pegasus. Should expansion tags be prefixed with the core game name? If so, should ...
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When should expansion tags be used?

If a question involves an expansion to a game, should the expansion always be tagged? What if the expansion is obvious from the question or title? Or, should expansions generally not be tagged?
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Do we need a a Clue and a Cluedo tag

Can these tags be consolidated? Or is there enough value in differentiating the US and Uk versions?
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Should the threshold for suggesting tag synonyms be lowered?

I believe the current rep threshold for suggesting tag synonyms is 2500. That's excessive for our current site, and I think aliases can be quite useful. Should we try to get the admins to lower the ...
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Courtesy and Etiquette

We have a courtesy and an etiquette tag. Looking at the questions, there actually does seem to be a difference between the two, which rather surprised me - I was about to do a retag-spree, but it ...
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Should we have a tag rule regarding pluralization?

This question is sort of a generic version of How should we tag questions. There is some talk in there about the board-game tag, but it's lost in the noise. For me, these two tags are clearly ...
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Possibly redundant tags: catan and settlers-of-catan

We've got a few questions in each... though it's arguable that they both are necessary, settlers-of-catan referring specifically to the basic Catan game, and catan referring to the entire franchise in ...
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How should we tag questions?

What should be the main tags on the site? Tagging by game is obvious, any question specific to a game should be tagged. I don't see the point of board/card tags; they supply very little information ...